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Police: 1 dead in wrong-way crash on ramp to Route 2 in Westminster


WESTMINSTER, Massachusetts — State police say the driver of a car traveling the wrong way on a ramp to Route 2 in Westminster has died in collision with a tractor-trailer.

The collision, on the westbound side of the highway at Exit 27, was reported at about 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The car became wedged under the truck, trapping 68-year-old Judith Cheries of Leominster inside. Cheries was pronounced dead at the scene.

The tractor-trailer operator, a 46-year-old man from Somerville, was not hurt.

The crash remains under investigation.

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